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Career Opportunities

DIRECTOR OF INPATIENT OBSTETRICS

Site Name:
Bronx, New York
Location:
Jack D. Weiler Hospital, 1825 Eastchester Road
Bronx, New York 10461
Contact:
Peter Bernstein, MD, MPH
Phone:
718-904-2767
Fax:
718-904-2799
Email:
pbernste@montefiore.org
Availability:
Immediate

Additional Information

THE POSITION:  The Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women’s Health (OBGYN & WH) is seeking a dynamic Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialist with solid clinical and academic experience to serve as the Director of Inpatient Obstetrics for the Jack D. Weiler Hospital at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, NY.  The individual will join the faculty at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and be a part of the Maternal Fetal Medicine Division within one of the largest OBGYN & WH departments in the country.   The Department serves a very diverse and medically challenging patient population.  The Hospital is a New York State designated is a regional perinatal center for 7 other area hospitals and features a level 4 NICU.

The Department is committed to scientific discovery and to education, with one of the largest residency programs (46 trainees) and fellowships in every discipline, five of which are ACGME accredited. The Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialist division provides care to patients throughout the Bronx and southern Westchester counties. In collaboration with the Generalist division, the Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialists oversee the 24/7/365 Labor & Delivery service across two hospitals with levels 3 and 4 NICUs, averaging more than 5,000 deliveries per year.

The selected MFM physician will report to the Division Director of Maternal Fetal Medicine and be responsible for organizing and managing the inpatient obstetrical unit at Weiler Hospital, including: labor and delivery, obstetrical operating rooms and triage and the antepartum and postpartum units.  The Director will also be responsible for developing, approving, communicating, and implementing management plans for complex patients, as well as creating and implementing policies not only to promote patient safety but to enhance the quality of the experience of patients presenting for care on the service.

The selected MFM will working closely with highly trained Generalist partners throughout the prenatal and post-partum periods and will take primary responsibility for patients with significant co-morbidities. The ideal candidate will have experience and expertise and a strong aptitude for, and commitment to, high risk, complex labor and delivery clinical services; and be committed to health equity and addressing social determinants of health.

THE CANDIDATE
: The successful candidate must possess an MD, have completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology and be Board Certified in Maternal Fetal Medicine. The candidate must also have obtained ABOG Board Certification in General OB/GYN and be able to obtain a New York Medical License.  Practice experience of at least 3 years is preferred.
 Other qualities and characteristics sought include:
·       Natural educator and mentor;
·       Good citizen; dedicated to social justice and reducing health disparities
·       Enthusiasm for providing outstanding clinical care
·       Committed to service on behalf of the institution
·       Data driven and analytical;
·       Collaborative;
·      Innovative, engaged, exhibits integrity;
·      Action oriented;

THE HEALTH SYSTEM
: Montefiore Health System is the academic medical center and University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.  It is nationally recognized for clinical excellence—breaking new ground in research, training the next generation of healthcare leaders, and delivering science-driven, patient-centered care.

Montefiore is ranked among the top hospitals nationally and regionally by U.S. News & World Report. For more than 100 years Montefiore has been innovating new treatments, new procedures and new approaches to patient care, producing stellar outcomes and raising the bar for medical centers in the region and around the world.

Montefiore is committed to serving the residents of the Bronx, one of the most diverse areas in the country.  It is the only New York City borough with a Hispanic majority, and while it includes the poorest congressional district in the country, there are numerous upper- and middle-income neighborhoods.

Montefiore welcomes students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds who strive to enhance health in the community and beyond. At the core of our mission is the pursuit of social justice in meeting the healthcare needs of all individuals, including those from underserved communities.

Among its pioneering educational initiatives, it was one of the first major medical schools to integrate bedside experience with learning, bringing first-year students into contact with patients and linking classroom study to case experience. The institution also led the way in developing bioethics as an accepted academic discipline in medical school curricula, was the first to establish an academic Department of Family Medicine and was the first to create a residency program in internal medicine with an emphasis on Women’s Health.

Montefiore Health System - Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an equal employment opportunity employer.  Montefiore will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff and discharge associates without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizen status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history of disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status, or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law.